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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 5 2400G with a Gigabyte mobo for $210 and more
— 12:40 PM on February 22, 2019

Howdy, enthusiasts everywhere. Around here (Portugal, for those unaware), it's that time of the year again. Samba rhythms occasionally echo through the air from rehearsal...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Friday deals: Ryzen 5 2600 for $150, Surface Pro 6 $200 off, and more
— 11:35 AM on February 15, 2019

Greetings, good gerbils. I'm in the process of speccing out a home theater PC so that I can make more frequent use of the big-ass...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Thermaltake's Commander C chassis: Choose your own front panel style
— 9:50 AM on February 15, 2019

Have you ever seen a case and thought, "I like that layout, but I hate that front panel." Sure you have. We all have. Thermaltake...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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PC gamers have tons to look forward to in 2019
— 1:40 PM on February 13, 2019

I don't have to tell this to an audience of gerbils, but rumors of PC gaming's death have been greatly exaggerated for a long...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Unreal Engine 4.22 update adds support for DirectX Raytracing
— 3:35 PM on February 12, 2019

Epic Games, which makes Fortnite, also makes the Unreal Engine that powers it. (Remember when Unreal was more than an engine?) Epic...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Thursday deals: Cheap G.Skill RAM, discounted Dell gear, and more
— 12:55 PM on February 7, 2019

Greetings, folks. I'm going to keep it short and sweet today. AMD's finally released a high-end graphics card since the Vega 64, and we've...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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Support for Apex Legends, Division 2 in AMD Adrenalin Edition 19.2.1
— 9:55 AM on February 6, 2019

Another day, another graphics driver update. This one is the AMD Radeon Software (this is such a long name) Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.1 (finally), and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Tuesday deals: a 16-GB RAM kit at 3600 MT/s for $112 and much more
— 12:34 PM on February 5, 2019

Greetings, folks! I've started doing a little home improvement—well, paying for it, anyway. The first project was getting a new kitchen exhaust fan and under-cupboard...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Memory Mobile computing

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Sharkoon's VG6 cases go easy on your piggy bank
— 10:00 AM on February 1, 2019

A few gerbils expressed disappointed at the absence of 5.25" drive bays in the last few cases we peeked at. Yes, contrary to popular belief, there are still...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $245, and much more
— 1:50 PM on January 31, 2019

Howdy, folks. I've been keeping an eye on the news about the hellish climate in a good portion of the U.S., and I have only...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Displays Input devices Mobile computing

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Intel flutters into the Robert Swan era, makes interim CEO permanent
— 9:57 AM on January 31, 2019

It sounds like everyone will be calling him “Bob,” but whether he goes by Bob, Robert, or Mr. Swan, Intel’s new CEO starts today....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Intel launches the 28-core Xeon W-3175X at $2999
— 12:05 PM on January 30, 2019

If you had asked me this time last year whether Intel would take one of its 28-core Skylake Xeon chips with six-channel memory and release...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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FSP's CMT340 is a modest tower with major luminescence
— 1:05 PM on January 29, 2019

FSP Group is famous for its quality (and sometimes quirky) power supplies. Did you know the company also sells a whole line of...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Tuesday deals: 32 GB of DDR4 memory for $150 and more
— 10:45 AM on January 29, 2019

Greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. My flu appears to have finally broken, but I'm still taking extra care to stay warm in this chilly season. There's...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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End of the line for Dell’s Alienware mechanical keyboards?
— 2:40 PM on January 28, 2019

Dell got into the gaming keyboard market at possibly the wrong time. The announcement of the new Alienware gear came in the middle of...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Nvidia drops half a billion from Q4 guidance
— 11:20 AM on January 28, 2019

What a strange stretch it’s been for the graphics card market, particularly for Nvidia. At the moment, multiple factors have led the company to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Thursday deals: a 500-GB Crucial MX500 for $55 and more
— 1:00 PM on January 24, 2019

G'afternoon folks. I hope you're feeling fine today, and devoid of any sniffing, puffy eyes, or a sore throat. I've been flu-stricken for a couple...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Lian Li’s next-gen DK-04-F standing desk has a new trick
— 1:00 PM on January 23, 2019

I'm not a standing-desk person myself (I sit for long stretches, then get up and pace around like a loon), but Lian Li knows there's...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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